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Student News Briefs – August 11, 2017

Khana Khazana Friday, August 11, 2017

 

Indian Food at today’s Khana Khazana, this week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli the featured menu is from India.

The menu features are:                            Indian Khana Khazana

  • Butter Chicken (Non-Veggie)
  • Paneer Butter Masala (Veggie)
  • Mixed Vegetable Pakora
  • Badam Kheer

This weeks Khana Khazana is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today at the North Coast Grill and Deli in the Memorial Union Building. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


K-Day Registration is OPEN!

 

Make sure you register your student organization by September 4th. The theme this year is… It’s a Jungle Out There! Please have your activity planned when registering. Sign in KDAY-FB-Cover-Photoat https://www.involvement.mtu.edu/ and the registration link is on the home page.  If you have any questions, email Rochelle at raspence@mtu.edu

See you on September 8th!


MOVE-IN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES for Fall 2017


Welcoming new students and their families is one of the most exciting times on campus. Student organizations are invited to help welcome in-coming students during move-in on Saturday, August 26. Your group can sign up for one shift or multiple shifts. This is a great service opportunity for your organization!
 

Student News Briefs – August 4, 2017

Chinese Cuisine today at Khana Khazana
This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from China.
The menu features:
  • Coca Cola Chicken WingsKhana Khazana Chinese 2
  • Braised Tofu
  • Banana Milk with Sago

Chinese Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today at the Khana Khazana at the North Coast Grill and Deli. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise
“Interested in an unforgettable cruise in Lake Superior along the shoreline of Copper Harbor? Join Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life as they cruise with The Isle Royale Line to experience the beauty of a Keweenaw sunset.Sunset Cruise A
Cost is $5 and includes transportation to and from Copper Harbor and a ticket to ride the boat.
In order to sign up, go to the Student Activities office in the Memorial Union Building, Room 112, with your payment, between 8am-4pmMonday through Friday. Space is limited, so sign-up soon!
Any questions can be sent to Student Activities, activities@mtu.edu or  906-487-1963.”

 


Vote on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Michigan votes website

School districts and communities in more than 50 counties will hold elections Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Check your registration status at the Michigan Voter Information Center at www.Michigan.gov/vote.

You also can view your sample ballot if your community is holding an election as well as find your polling location and track your absentee ballot.

How you can get an absentee ballot

Voters who qualify may choose to cast an absentee ballot. As a registered voter, you may obtain an absentee ballot if you are:

  • Age 60 or older.
  • Physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another.
  • Expecting to be absent from the community in which you are registered for the entire time the polls will be open on Election Day.
  • In jail awaiting arraignment or trial.
  • Unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons.
  • Appointed to work as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence.

Those who wish to receive an absentee ballot by mail must submit the application by 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5.

Visit us online to find out more.


MOVE-IN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES for Fall 2017
Welcoming new students and their families is one of the most exciting times on campus. Student organizations are invited to help welcome in-coming students during move-in on Saturday, August 26. Your group can sign up for one shift or multiple shifts. This is a great service opportunity for your organization!

Please fill out the Google form to sign up to volunteer.

https://goo.gl/forms/Q4NMSyvGepFaOLpL2
Move-in Volunteer Shifts:
Saturday, August 26
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Move-In Volunteer Participation Expectations:

  • Remember that you are representing your Student Organization and Michigan Technological University. First impressions are very important to new students and their family members.
    •    Wear apparel that represents your Student Organization or Michigan Tech only.
    •    Wear clothing that is neat and appropriate (no holes, no hats, and no sunglasses are permitted).
    •    Wear comfortable, closed toe shoes (athletic shoes recommended).
    •    Volunteers may not recruit or pass out invitations/flyers of any kind.
    •    Volunteers must help everyone, not just the people you might want to get to know.
    •    Please remember that some students and families may not want your help. Please be considerate and ask if they would like assistance first, before grabbing items.
    •    Arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in at the Wadsworth Hall Reception Desk in order to get to your assigned location on time for the start of your shift.
    •    Work with University, Orientation, and Housing and Residential Life staffs who are also assigned to assist with the move-in process. We are one big team on move-in day.

Thank you in advance for your service to the newest members of the Michigan Tech community!


Student News Briefs – July 28, 2017

 Thai Cuisine at Khana Khazana Today
This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Thailand.
The menu features:Khana Khazana Thai 2
  • Chicken Green Curry
  • Crispy Boiled Eggs with Sweet & Sour Sauce
  • Fried Sweet Potato

Come try the Thai Cuisine at today’s Khana Khazana from 11 am to 1 pm. The cost is only $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


Plant-A-Palooza
You’re invited to Plant-A-Palooza! Come join Student Activities in the OAP backyard to plant a succulent (and take it home) and decorate a Kindness Rock!

Who: YouPLANT-A-PALOOZA! Feel free to bring a friend, too!

What: Plant-A-Palooza and Kindness Rocks

Where: OAP Backyard (207 East St, Houghton, Michigan 49931)

When: August 1 at 1:00 PM
Why: Free plant and spreading kindness!
Check out more about #TheKindnessRocksProject here. For questions or more information, email Rochelle at raspence@mtu.edu.

 Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise
“Interested in an unforgettable cruise in Lake Superior along the shoreline of Copper Harbor? Join Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life as they cruise with The Isle Royale Line to experience the beauty oSunset Cruise Af a Keweenaw sunset.
Cost is $5 and includes transportation to and from Copper Harbor and a ticket to ride the boat.
In order to sign up, go to the Student Activities office in the Memorial Union Building, Room 112, with your payment, between 8am-4pm Monday through Friday. Space is limited, so sign-up soon!
Any questions can be sent to Student Activities, activities@mtu.edu or 906-487-1963.”

Student News Briefs – July 21, 2017

2017 Parade of Nations

Now is the time for student organizations to think about their involvement in the 2017 Parade of Nations which will be held on Saturday, September 16.  The Parade begins at 11:00 AM in Hancock near the Huntington Bank building, and marches to the Dee Stadium in Houghton where the multicultural festival will take place from approximately noon to 3:00 PM.  The theme for the 2017 Parade of Nations is “Think Globally, Celebrate Locally.”

 Student organizations can:

 1) Have a float in the Parade (register here) and win cash in the float contest!

 2) Sponsor a food or crafts booth at the multicultural festival (register for craft booth or food booth)

 3) Showcase their talents by being a part of the entertainment – this is open to individuals too!  (register here)

 4) Volunteer to help (email ips@mtu.edu)

 Is your organization short on cash?  Activity Grant Available.

 This year’s headline act is China Gold, sponsored by the Parade of Nations and the Rozsa Center for Performing Arts.  See an expert display of Chinese martial arts, dance and acrobats.  China Gold showcases the Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, Wushu Shaolin Kung Fu, high flying acrobatics, and several sensational Chinese female dancers.  The performance will take place at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 PM.  Tickets go on sale August 16.  Visit mtu.edu/rozsa for details and ticket information.

 Be a parade spectator and have a chance to win the “I Love Parade of Nations” Weekend Getaway for two to Chicago worth more than $2000!!  Visit the Parade of Nations website or Facebook page for more details.

 For more details on all Parade of Nations events, check out the event’s website, or to keep up on Parade happenings, visit their Facebook page.


Italian Cuisine at Friday’s Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli we are featuring a menu from Italy.Khana Khazana Italian

The menu features:

  • Chicken Pasta Alfredo
  • Eggplant Gratin
  • Panna Cotta

Italian Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.

 

 


Student News Briefs – July 14, 2017

Lao Cuisine at today’s Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial UnionKhana Khazana Lao3 North Coast Grill and Deli, the featured menu is from Laos.

Menu featured items are:

  • Kai Yang (Grilled Chicken)
  • Som Tam (Spicy Vegetable Salad)
  • Fried Sweet Potato Balls

The Laos Cuisine is being served from 11 am to 1 pm today. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


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Sunset Cruise A Student Activities and Housing & Residence Life is hosting an evening for students on the Isle Royale Queen IV cruise ship out of Copper Harbor on Wednesday, August 8, 2017. The trip cost is $5 and includes transportation from the MUB to Copper Harbor and back and will depart from the MUB Shuttle stop at 6 pm.

Sign ups are available in the Student Activities office (MUB 112). Please remember to bring student ID and $5 to reserve your spot.

For more information please contact the Student Activities office at 906-487-1963 or email activities@mtu.edu.


Student News Briefs – June 23, 2017

Khana Khazana JapaneseJapanese Food at Today’s Khana Khazana 

by Khana Khazana

Today at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Japan.

The menu features:

  • Chicken Teriyaki
  • Japanese Cheesecake
  • Salad with Sesame Dressing

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage.

Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


Ice Cream Social version 2.0

Come join Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life for an Ice Cream Sundae Bar!

June 29 at 2:30 PM on Walker Lawn (rain location: Fisher Hall)
Free while supplies last!

 

 


The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers TONIGHT!

Salvation Army is celebrating their 1 year anniversary  today (Friday, June 23) and they need your help starting at 5:00PM.  Donuts will be provided!  Please call Nick Roberts at 906-281-1609 if you are able to be of assistance.

Student News Briefs – June 9, 2017


Khana Khazana Thai

Thai Cuisine at Today’s Khana Khazana 

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Thailand:

  • Chicken Masaman Curry (Thai Peanut Curry)
  • Ajad
  • Sagu Khoa Pod (Tapioca with Sweet Corn)

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today (Friday, June 9). The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


Moment of Silence for Victims of Terrorist Attacks

Members of the Iranian Community at Michigan Tech are asking the campus community to join them in a moment of silence to show their condolences for the victims lost in the tragedy of terrorist attacks in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Australia.  The event will be held on Tuesday, June 13th at noon in front of the Husky statue.  For questions about the event, contact ircom@mtu.edu.


K-Day Registration for Student Organizations Open Now
K-Day Registration is officially open, so reserve your spot now!  Space and resources are limited, so do not delay!
K-Day, or Keweenaw Day, is an annual tradition that will be held on Friday September 8 beginning at noon. Students head to McLain State Park for an afternoon of food, fun and music.  K-day typically sees 3500-4000 students so this is an important recruitment opportunity for your organization.  Please have your organization’s event finalized before registering HERE.  This year’s theme is “Welcome to the Jungle!”…. so get out your Safari gear!  Questions about K-Day can be directed to Rochelle Spencer at raspence@mtu.edu or call 906-487-1963.

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When looking for some summer fun, keep Michigan Tech Recreation and the SDC in mind!
– Daily passes and group rates are available for access to the pool, multi purpose gym, racquetball courts and more.
– Purchase a trail pass and check out the Tech Trails for mountain biking, hiking and disc golf.
– Reserve a court at Gates Tennis Center for a game of pickle ball or tennis. The softball fields and sand volleyball fields are available for rental.
– Take advantage of the Outdoor Adventure Program‘s cool programming – Climbing wall, high ropes, paddling demos and more!
For all things fun and fit, look to Michigan Tech Recreation and the SDC. Visit michigantechrecreation.com for details.
 

 

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Certified Personal Trainer

Michigan Tech Recreation is seeking dynamic personable individuals to join our exclusive personal training team at the SDC. This is an excellent opportunity for certified personal trainers or health, fitness and exercise science graduates. We are looking for key team members representing fitness to assist our customers achieve their fitness potential by providing customized fitness programs, passionate encouragement, empowerment and lifestyle changes for lifelong fitness. As a condition of employment, this temporary, part-time, hourly person will work as a personal trainer exclusively for Michigan Tech Recreation, and must be available evening and weekend hours. Requirements include an academic degree in a fitness related field, current personal trainer certification from a nationally recognized organization, with a minimum of two years professional personal training experience. Additional temporary hourly employment opportunities are available as group fitness instructors.

See attached for a complete job description.

Apply online at michigantechrecreation.com top banner Operations, Employment Application.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 


 


Student News Brief – June 2, 2017

Khana Khazana Chinese

Chinese Cuisine at Fridays Khana Khazana 

Khana Khazana will feature Chinese food today, Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli.

The menu features:

  • Dice Chicken with Pepper
  • Fried Eggplant
  • Vegetable Salad

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $5.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


FirstFridaySocial

Faculty, staff, graduate students and Michigan Tech retirees are invited to join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Housing and Residential Life and Student Activities from 3 to 6 p.m. today  (June 2) at the Hamar House for June’s First Friday Social.

Complimentary soda, beer, wine and appetizers will be served. This is the final social for the 2016-2017 year. If you are interested in hosting a social for the 2017-2018 academic year or learning more, contact Christina Fabian at cfabian@mtu.edu or 7-2543.


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ice-arenaThe John J MacInnes Student Ice Arena will open for the summer June 5. Take advantage of the following popular activities taking place:
Private ice rentals available
Public skating available on select Sundays throughout the summer
Meet us at the Mac and commit to be HuskiesFit this summer!

Volunteers Needed for Firefighter’s Tournament Saturday, June 24th

The South Range Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating its 110th anniversary by hosting the 64th Annual Copper Country Firefighters Tournament Saturday, June 24, 2017. The Annual Copper Country Firefighters Tournament celebrates and showcases our local fire departments. We are seeking volunteers to assist with the day’s activities.  A tentative schedule is provided below:

8-9 am: Department Registration – South Range Fire Hall

9 am: Association Meeting – South Range Fire Hall Race captain meeting immediately following the association meeting downstairs of the South Range Fire Hall

Noon: Firefighter Races: In front of South Range Fire Hall  (There will be Food Concessions)

6 pm: Dress Parade Line up – First St. and Globe Ave.

7 pm: Dress Parade – Parade will start at the top of Trimountain Ave. and Globe Ave. and proceed down Trimountain Ave.

8 pm-Midnight: Firefighters Ball with music provided by Outlaw’D

10 pm: Tournament awards ceremony–Raffle Prize winners announced

We are looking for help throughout the day with food concessions, bartending, security, etc. and welcome any assistance you are willing to provide, even if you can only commit to an hour or two.

If you are interesting in volunteering, please email Gina Goudge at gmgoudge@mtu.edu to discuss your availability.



Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 4/21/17

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

 
This weekend, Film Board presents The LEGO Batman Movie

Friday, April 21 —  5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 22 — 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 23 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

Located in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each.


Syrian Chemical Attacks Fundraising

When: April 21
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Food: Middle Eastern food
Person in Charge: Hossein Tavakoli
Organizations: Iranian Community and Muslim student association

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Measure, Project Learning Lab’s End-of-Semester Student Art Exhibit Opens

The Rozsa Center and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) are excited to announce their semi-annual student showcase, titled Measure, featuring works of art created by Michigan Tech students who are participating in Project Learning Lab, an innovative arts classroom based inside of Rozsa gallery b. Works on display were created by students in Lisa Gordillo’s Traditional Sculpture, Advanced Sculpture, and Advanced Drawing classes. Students from many campus disciplines are represented, including Forestry, Materials Science, and Theatre Arts. The exhibition runs April 18-22, 2017. A reception will be held Thursday, April 20, from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. The reception is free and all are welcome. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and Saturday from 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM.


Michigan Tech Choirs Present “Bon Voyage South Africa!”

The Rozsa Center welcomes the choirs of Michigan Tech who will present their year-end concert “Bon Voyage South Africa,” on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 PM. The concert will feature music that has been prepared for the Michigan Tech Concert Choir international tour to South Africa.


Join the March for Science – Houghton for Hands-on Science and other events!

Who: People who love science in the Houghton-Hancock area
What: March for Science — Houghton
When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, noon
Where: Under the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, Houghton side

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Campus Clean Up for Earth Day 2017

In celebration of Earth Day this Saturday, April 22, Husky Helpers is picking up trash around campus. We’ll start at 10:00am outside of the MUB at the shuttle stop near the lower entrance.

This Saturday is supposed to be a beautiful day, so let’s join together to begin collecting trash and making our campus a beautiful place.

You’re welcome to show up at 10:00am, but we would appreciate any emails from folks interested so we can prepare for how many gloves to have. Please send emails to huskyhelpers@mtu.edu.

Link to event on Involvement Link: https://www.involvement.mtu.edu/organization/community-service/calendar/details/1304213.

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Explore a “Steampunk” Acrobatic Whirlwind with Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk at the Rozsa

From the inventive Cirque Mechanics comes Pedal Punk, a “rowdy circus where the acrobats are on wheels!” Pedal Punk is a “Steampunk” – inspired acrobatic whirlwind where cycling is the escape from technology-obsessed society, where the excitement, artistry, and thrills occur when a zany bike shop mechanic interacts with cyclists and bikes and repairs more than broken pieces. He creates wondrous machines that come to live and inspires the cyclist in all of us to unite with our inner Pedal Punk. Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk comes to the Rozsa Center stage on Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 PM.


CAMPUS NEWS

Looking for Advertising for your Student Organization?

Advertise on Electronic Display Boards outside of the dining halls in Wads and McNair. Send an email to biz-ops@mtu.edu with the information of your event and they’ll work with you to post your event information or even help with designing a graphic!


Campus Store Extended Hours

Starting Monday, April 10th through Friday, April 21st, the Campus Store will be open until 7:00pm


Campus Store Book Buyback

The Campus Store will be running the spring semester book buyback and rental return from April 24th to April 28th.
We will be located in the Datolite room on the first floor of the MUB, just outside the Campus Store.


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. The group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding, help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another, and begin to put their lives back together. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another. This group meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.psullivan@dailhelp.org TEXT 906-35NEEDS or CALL 800-562-7622

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